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Past Master: Master of Gray trilogy 3

Nigel Tranter

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Fiction, Adventure, Historical fiction

The third volume in the Master of Gray trilogy: a stirring tale of love and adventure, ambition, political intrigue and religious bigotry. It tells the story of Patrick, Master of Gray in the era of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, and his remarkable daughter Mary.

With the end of Elizabeth I's long reign in sight, Patrick, Master of Gray, is determined that James VI should succeed to the English throne.
Nothing can be allowed to stand in his way - not even his own daughter's happiness.
And so Mary Gray and her lover, Ludovick, Duke of Lennox, are to be caught up in a savage game of power politics, shaped by personal ambition and religious bigotry.

'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday

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Praise for Past Master: Master of Gray trilogy 3

  • He has an amazingly broad grip of Scottish history - Daily Telegraph

  • One of Scotland's most prolific and respected writers - The Times

  • An accomplished writer of compelling and unforgettable historical novels - She magazine

  • Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes - Scotland on Sunday

  • Tranter's popularity lies in his knack of making historical events immediate and exciting - Historical Novels Review

  • An informative, entertaining read - Daily Examiner

  • He treats history with respect - Financial Times

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Nigel Tranter

One of Scotland's best-loved authors, Nigel Tranter wrote over ninety novels on Scottish history. He died at the age of ninety on 9 January 2000.